Threatening the US-Saudi partnership over of Saudi Arabian crimes would risk more American lives, cause greater conflict, and increase injustice and human suffering.
Rebeccah HeinrichsJuly 28, 2022
History may not repeat itself, as Mark Twain is credited with saying, but it does indeed rhyme sometimes. Sadly, the American people and their leaders are not interested in the rhymes or lessons of history.
Alan DowdJuly 12, 2021
Although liberty movements swept the Middle East during the Arab Spring, an assessment of citizen’s rights and liberties in 2021 is disheartening. Little has changed.
Eric PattersonJanuary 25, 2021
Despite the many challenges Sudan faces, its government’s defense of religious freedom gives reason for optimism that it is on the path to a more prosperous and more peaceful future.
Joshua MeserveyJanuary 15, 2021
In the almost-19 years since they dispatched their military to Afghanistan, US policymakers and the people they represent have learned, relearned, and unlearned several lessons.
Alan DowdApril 6, 2020
The war Osama bin Laden began 25 years ago—what US military leaders aptly call “the long war”—is far from over.
Alan DowdFebruary 26, 2018
There’s at least one place that likes President Trump so much he’s been awarded a medal for bravery. The honor was bestowed by the people of Logar province, Afghanistan, after he announced that the U.S. would freeze military assistance for Pakistan, due to what he described as a record of “lies and deceit.” The president was right to take this action.
Alan DowdFebruary 15, 2018
President Trump announced on Monday the outline for his plan on the continuing American engagement in Afghanistan. Here is what you should know about the modern political history of Afghanistan.
Joe CarterAugust 25, 2017
When President George W. Bush declared his “War on Terror,” the face of the enemy was a grainy two-inch picture…
Joshua CayetanoAugust 10, 2017